Health Tip: Stay Fit When Traveling

Find ways to exercise when on the road (HealthDay News) — Traveling can make sticking to your usual exercise routine a challenge, but there are plenty of ways to get in exercise while you’re on the road. The American Council on Exercise lists these suggestions for exercising while traveling: Instead of your usual stair-climbing machine,…

Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Calorie Consumption in Kids

And sugary beverages go hand-in-hand with fatty foods, like pizza and fries, study finds TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) — Children who drink sugar-sweetened beverages consume more calories than other children and the beverages are the main reason for that higher calorie intake, a new study reveals. In addition, children who drink sugar-sweetened beverages eat…

Study: Mega Vitamins Won’t Help After Heart Attack, Chelation Treatment Might

But modest gains from arduous ‘leaching’ therapy aren’t enough to OK it at this time, study author says By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) — There’s mixed news from a much-anticipated clinical trial for people who’ve suffered a heart attack: While a study found that daily high doses of vitamins and minerals…

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Prevent Overuse Injuries

Encourage safety during sports (HealthDay News) — Young children can be susceptible to overuse injuries due to repetitive activities during sports competitions and practices. The safekids.org website lists these tips to help kids reduce the risk of overuse injuries from sports: Always warm up with jogging or light exercise for about 10 minutes before play.…

Tips on Coping With Daylight Saving Time

Tweaking sleeping, eating, drinking and online habits all can help, experts advise FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) — The loss of an hour of sleep that comes with the switch to daylight saving time overnight Saturday can be uncomfortable if you don’t take some simple steps to prepare, experts say. To help you adapt, Dr.…